Connecting European Neuroscience

Post-doctoral position in Dublin/Ireland

12 February 2018

Post-doctoral position in Dublin/Ireland

Job ID
15130
Place
Dublin/Ireland

Description

EPILEPSY GENOMICS CLINICAL RESEARCHER (SHORT-TERM)

FutureNeuro is a new national research centre focused on chronic and rare neurological diseases, funded by Science Foundation Ireland and based at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. The centre has partnered with Congenica, a UK-based leading provider of clinical decision support software and services, to develop a cutting-edge clinical decision platform for epilepsy using
Congenica’s clinical genomics analysis software, Sapienta. This software will be specifically enhanced to help clinicians and geneticists interpret DNA sequences in a neurological disease context. Additionally, the project will inform the development of an open interface to ensure compatibility of the genomic data with the Irish electronic health records (EHR). Beaumont Hospital, which is a tertiary referral centre for epilepsy and the national referral centre for epilepsy surgery, is a clinical collaborator in the FutureNeuro Research Centre. A clinical researcher is required to support the initial start-up phase of this research programme.

The position would be suitable for a physician, a scientist or a research nurse who has an interest and experience in clinical epileptology research, translational research genomic testing in epilepsy and neurology, and the application of e-Health solutions applied to the new and evolving field of clinical genomics.

Full job description and further requirements available:

https://www.futureneurocentre.ie/work-with-us/vacancies/epilepsy-genomics-clinical-researcher/

Please apply online at http://www.rcsi.ie/careers with your CV and Covering Letter no later than 5pm on the closing date.


For informal enquiries, please contact Judy Walsh (judywalsh@rcsi.ie)

Job Information

Closing date:
2018-02-16
Contract length:
Up to 5 Months
Institution:
FutureNeuro Research Centre - Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Contact Information

David Henshall
123 St Stephen's Green

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